Manchester United - Fergie Fumes Over Frivolous Football
UK time is: 20:43:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fergie Fumes Over Frivolous Football

United were somewhat reckless after taking an early lead against Inter yesterday night, according to Sir Alex. After a promising opening 20 minutes, the European champions let Inter back into the gameand could have conceded an equaliser. They didn't but half-time couldn't have come soon enough for the boss.

'We started well and after scoring the first goal I thought we could go on and kill them off, but once we started trying to put the icing on the cake we opened the door for Inter and we were lucky to be ahead at half-time.

'We started doing all these little flicks and balls into space when no one was there - back-heels and stuff. It was practice football and it allowed them to get a grip of the game. From the middle of the first half until the end of the first half they were the better team. We can play a lot better than that.'

That's certain but the buck stops with the manager: we just can't afford to start Paul Scholes in a game of this magnitude. His lack of impact made it very difficult as it weakened the engine room and this the forwards didn't get nearly enough support.

However, it's really a sign of the times that we're complaining after a relatively confident 2-0 victory over the Italian champions. This showd what a brilliant team we have right now.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 12 2009

Time: 10:10AM


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Could Chris Smalling Be The Man? (Saturday October 10 2015)

Schmeichel Scoffs at Klopp`s Promise (Saturday October 10 2015)

Schweinsteiger Injury Concerns! (Friday October 9 2015)

United Interest in Mane Erupts Again (Friday October 9 2015)

Hodgson on not Risking Rooney (Thursday October 8 2015)

Still Awaiting International Clearance! (Thursday October 8 2015)

United Legends - Pat Crerand (Thursday October 8 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 15
2. MotorMad 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 8 6 0 2 +12 18
2. Arsenal 8 5 1 2 +6 16
3. Man Utd 8 5 1 2 +4 16
4. Crystal Palace 8 5 0 3 +4 15
5. Leicester City 8 4 3 1 +2 15
6. West Ham 8 4 2 2 +6 14
7. Everton 8 3 4 1 +4 13

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Williams Wins Man of the Match vs Spurs
Swansea : 10/10/2015 20:21:00
Silva Joins Aguero As An Injury Concern
Man City : 10/10/2015 19:23:01
No Toure Pressure From Pellegrini
Man City : 10/10/2015 19:16:01
Albrighton On Resolute City
Leicester City : 10/10/2015 19:04:01
Chalobah Has Played Just FIVE Minutes this Season!
Chelsea : 10/10/2015 18:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Arsenal?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 13%
Young 1%
Smalling 1%
Blind 0%
Darmian 0%
Carrick 0%
Schweinsteiger 7%
Mata 3%
Depay 3%
Rooney 1%
Martial 69%
Valencia 1%
Fellaini 0%
Wilson 1%